Eating Out Calderdale

Beer Gardens & Outdoor Areas

Featured Listing

The Hare & Hounds, Hipperholme

Child-friendly and family-orientated country pub, with a ‘little adults’ menu for the children. Large beer garden and decking area with a fenced-in play area and 30 metre zip wire, stepping blocks, large play gym and cargo net.

Picnic bench-style afternoon tea available, including mini fish and chips, cheesecake and fruit scone.

Children’s parties include a private marquee with personal waiter service, background music and seating for 40 guests, shared access to the play area, weather-proof bouncy castle and children’s picnic benches filled with burgers, pizza, hot dogs and curly fries with unlimited cordials. Dance floor if required. Can also arrange magicians, face painters, entertainers and DJ’s.

The Hare & Hounds, Denholme Gate Road, Hipperholme. 01422 751995.

Bennetts Egg Farm Cafe – Liversedge

Reopening details to be updated soon.

Lovely café with outdoor seating area and animals to see. There are peacocks, little goats, rabbits and more. Perfect for summer days when the kids can play outside and you can sit in the sun.

Bennetts Egg Farm Café, Croft Farm, Clough Lane, Liversedge. Phone 01274 873648.

Coffee Culture in the Park – Shibden

Nice, spacious café in the Mereside Centre at Shibden Park, with outdoor seating too. Lots of highchairs and good food options for the kids, then they can burn off their energy in Shibden Park afterwards. Also sells duck food.

Coffee Culture, Mereside Centre, Shibden Park. Contact 01422 382959.

Heathfield Farm – Birkenshaw

A great place to take the whole family, with carveries, hearty breakfasts, pub classics and homemade cakes.

There’s a nice play area inside and lots of space between the tables, as well as baby changing facilities and a beer garden.

Heathfield Farm, Heathfield Lane, Birkenshaw. Phone 01274 449974.

Kendall’s Ice Cream

Ice Cream Factory and café in Hipperholme with an outdoors children’s play area to help them burn off all that sugar! Start with something savoury, then finish off with your favourite flavour, topped with delicious sprinkles or sauce.

Kendall’s Café, Denholme Gate Road, Hipperholme. Phone 01422 202246.

Lightcliffe Tea Rooms

Family-friendly tea rooms with a toy area, courtyard tea garden and lots of food options for children, including milkshakes and lovely cakes. Highchairs available.

Lightcliffe Tea Rooms, Wakefield Road, Hipperholme. Phone 01422 209148.

Shibden Mill Inn

Afternoon tea in gorgeous surroundings, which can be enjoyed with prosecco or champagne (extra charges apply). Available Monday-Saturday, 3pm-5pm.

Shibden Mill Inn, Shibden Mill Fold, Halifax. Phone 01422 365840.

Sportsman Inn

Traditional pub food with kids’ adventure play outside, extensive gardens and a scenic patio. Both family-friendly and dog-friendly!

Sportsman Inn, Bradford Old Road, Ploughcroft. Contact 01422 367000.

The Moorlands Inn

Lovely pub close to Ogden Water with a nice outdoor area and play area.

The Moorlands Inn, Keighley Road, Halifax. Contact 01422 248943.

The Watermill

Family friendly pub with a kid’s menu , small play area and outdoor playground.

The Watermill, Salterhebble Hill, Halifax. Phone 01422 347 700.